About the Mobile Sites certification assessment
The Mobile Sites certification assessment is designed to test your knowledge of mobile website development. You'll need to pass the Mobile Sites assessment to become certified in Mobile Sites.
This article contains information about the assessment, including how to prepare for the assessment and access it. It also includes information on the passing score and time limit for the assessment.
Before you begin
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About the assessment
The assessment is designed to test your knowledge of basic and advanced mobile website concepts, including the following:
- Value proposition of mobile websites
- How to improve mobile website speed
- How to create an effective user experience for mobile websites
- Introduction to advanced web technologies
The Mobile Sites assessment is available in 19 languages.
Available languages: simplified Chinese, traditional Chinese, Dutch, English (UK), English (US), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Spanish, Spanish (Latin America), Thai, Turkish, and Vietnamese
How to prepare for the assessment
Before taking the Mobile Sites assessment, we recommend that you have on-the-job experience designing and developing websites for mobile responsiveness and page speed. You should be familiar with web development concepts and best practices, and should have experience creating and maintaining websites.
To help you prepare, we offer 2 study guides that cover assessment topics:
- Partners Help Center: Study guide in the Partners Help Center
- Academy for Ads: When you sign in to your Academy for Ads account, you can access the Mobile Sites online learning path for the assessment. You'll want to take the courses in the learning path to help you study for the assessment. Note that the courses available in English only.
How to take the assessment
In Academy for Ads, you can take the assessment from the Mobile Sites learning path that has "certification" in its title.
Learn more about how to take assessments and earn certifications in Academy for Ads.
Assessment passing score and time limit
- Passing score: 80%
- Time limit: 90 minutes
If you don't pass an assessment, you can retake it 1 day later.
There's a timer that will start to count down when you begin the assessment. You won't be able to pause the timer once it starts. If you leave the assessment — for example, if you close your browser or your computer shuts down — the timer will immediately expire. You'll have to wait 1 day to take the assessment again.